Black heritage destinations in Boston offer something for all. Africans left their mark on the city since arriving in 1638. Boston is the oldest city in America and Blacks have been thriving here since a cargo ship named Desire brought Africans here. While the Massachusetts coronavirus safety policies are in effect, in we are recommending Black Heritage self-guided tours and will broker bus transportation requests for you.
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The Early Africans left their mark on Boston. When the first Black community in Boston, est. 1638, took root in today’s Beacon Hill and North End area, immigrants arrived and they left for the South End.
The more than 50 African American black heritage sites and landmarks across Metro Boston offer a lot to see. Copley Square hotel guests have our Back Bay to Black Boston tour starting right there at Copley / MBTA Orange Line. You get a narrated, guided visit to Harriet Tubman Park, the South End and its historic landmarks, see Lower Roxbury mural art and the uptown Nubian Square and the heart of African American culture here.
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Prepare yourself to experience Black heritage sites from preserved 17th, and 18th century sites. Blacks in the 19th and 20th have left Boston legacies. On the tours, you’ll see how 21st-century Black developments are coming along. We look forward to sharing our appetite for Black heritage and Boston history with you on a walking or riding tour day.
Roxbury Cultural District
The center of New England African American is Roxbury. In the Roxbury Cultural District section of the town, culture upholds bold, vibrant colored artwork murals, Black-owned businesses, bookstores, the community vibe, restaurants, markets, beauty salons, jazz speakeasy, sports bars and more. An inexpensive tour titled Black Boston Sprinter Tour accesses the area from the MBTA Back Bay Orange Line station. Groups may charter Roxbury Trolley. The capacity is 33 people. It is a red-decorated trolley tour bus used in other parts as the Beantown Trolley from the catalog of sightseeing trips created by Gray Line Boston.
There is a lot to see in Black New Hampshire
Pack up your group for our Black New Hampshire Travel Package, destination the Black Heritage Trail of NH (BHTNH), a non-profit organization and premier programmer of Early African, Black and African American Heritage events in New Hampshire. It was voted by New England Travel magazine as having the Best Walking Tour in New Hampshire.
We offer packages to groups who want to go.
BHTNH is the executive producer of expertly narrated and guided tours. The firm presents “Tea Talk” Sunday lectures, annual city-wide festival celebrations; The Black New England Annual Conference at the University of New Hampshire and more. The NHBHT office broadly promotes tourism in New Hampshire.
Buy them direct here and Skip Waiting in Lines at the Attractions. Popular items such as Duck Tour, Whale Watch, Aquarium/IMAXX Theater, Martha’s Vineyard in a day are priced to go.
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The Roxbury Cultural District is host to amazing artists. When you visit the area the images speak to you from buildings, murals and businesses.
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